Gianyar Has Lowest Unemployment in Bali
Gianyar ~ Gianyar Regency has the lowest unemployment rate in Bali, with 13,601 people out of work, data acquired by The Bali Times show.
According to I Made Sukarta of the Gianyar Legislature Office, the unemployment rate in Gianyar is considered small, particularly when compared to other regencies.
â€œThe unemployment rate in Gianyar is the lowest in Bali,â€ he said, adding that many available work opportunities were in the tourism sector, such as handicrafts, tour guides and hotel services, with a minimum wage of Rp650,000 (US$68) per month.
However, officials have blamed the weak local tourism for the current unemployment rate in Gianyar.
â€œTourism is weak now. Thatâ€™s why we have so much unemployment in the regency,â€ said Anak Agung Gede Putra of the regentâ€™s office.Filed under: